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Book of Nations, 

FOR CHILDREN. 




PlTTSFIELD, MaSS, 

E. WERDEN. 

1848. 










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BOOK OF NATIONS, | 

FOR CHILDREN. 




PITTSFIEM), MASS: 

BUSHED BY E. WERDEN. 

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The Spaniards live in 
pain. They are tall, and 
thin, with dark complexions. 
The men shave their beards, • 
but leave mustachios on 
their upper lip. The gen- 
tlemen pay great regard to 
the ladies, and it is common 
for a gentleman to approach 
a lady with his knees bend- 
id, kissing her hands. 



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The Indians are the peo- 
ple that inhabited this conn- 
try before the white people 
came here. They are of a 
copper color, with long 
black hair and small eyes. 
They wear but little clothing 
and live in small huts, 



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The Italians ]ive in Italy? 
one of the most beautiful 
countries in the world. 
Italy produces very fine 
grapes, and many of the 
people are engaged in tend- 
ing the vineyards* 




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There are various races 
of people in South America. 
Some are Indians, some Ne*- 
groes, and some Spaniard 
hi dress the ladies follow 
the Spanish fashion. They 
are fond of ornaments. 



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The Turks live in Turk- 

Their complexio; 

•e fair, and the women are 

>nsidered very handsome. 

v are fond of smoking, 

and use long pipes. The 

Turks are solemn, grave, & 

low, hut easily provoked. 



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The Russians are a 
strong, hardy people, and 
very industrious. Theii 
country is cold, and the 
ground is covered with snow 
most of the year. The 
Russians resemble the Eng- 
lish in appearance, but the 
women paint themselves 
witli rouge. 



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The Hindoos live in tl 
southern part of Asia. They 
have dark complexions, and 
are very ignorant. They 
are idolaters, and worshi 
strange images of ever 
shape and color. 



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